Learn Teen Language

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Communicating with your teen can be fraught with danger until you learn to speak teen language. It is the type of language all parents need to understand to allow good, open and informative discussion with their teenage child. Learning to speak teen is similar to learning to speak English, Spanish or Chinese, it needs to be learned. How do you speak teen? The main thing to remember is a ten is neither a child nor […]

How to connect with your Teenager

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If you have a teenager I can almost hear your frustration; if you have been through those teen years, I can see your relief. Why is it our teens seem so difficult to communicate with and manage? It is science. When we can understand how the teenage brain is developing, it can assist parents to guide and instruct rather than anger and frustration. Our teen’s brains are barely 50 – 60% developed. They, in fact, […]

Teenage Drama Queen

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You have a teen and they behave like a Drama Queen, join the rest of the parents experiencing the same. Article I recently wrote for Rescu.com.au While it is mostly girls who do this, there are some boys who join the ranks of being rather over dramatic when emotions overwhelm them too. What makes teens turn into a raving Drama Queen when things don’t work out the way they expect or want? Research tells us it […]